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Change of Command starts anew with one, says farewell to another

Posted June 20, 2014 by Maranda Flynn

Maranda Flynn Lt. Col. Jaren Price, outgoing commander, passes the guidon to Col. Richard Monnard, brigade commander, 111th MI Brigade, during the 304th Military Intelligence Battalion Change of Command ceremony June 13 on Brown Parade Field, Fort Huachuca. Even though it was “Friday the 13th”, there was no apparent bad luck as one commander said…

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Fort Huachuca celebrates Army’s 239th birthday

Posted June 20, 2014 by Maranda Flynn

The U.S. Army Garrison Color Guard takes their place before the start of the Army’s 239th birthday celebration held on Warrior/Sentinel Field. The Soldiers were dressed in uniforms signifying different periods of the Army’s history.   As the youngest Soldier present, Pvt. Ceirra Avenenti, 18, Company A, 40th Expeditionary Signal Brigade, cuts the traditional birthday…

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Mama Bear, two cubs rescued on fort with peaceful ending

Posted June 13, 2014 by Maranda Flynn

Photos by Sgt. 1st Class Kristine Smedley A female bear watches wildlife officials from a tree on Fort Huachuca June 6. A Civilian worker sighted it and two cubs on Christy Avenue while on his way to work that morning. What started off as a typical morning for Fort Huachuca personnel quickly changed when a…

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Presidential executive orders to help service members with student loans

Posted June 13, 2014 by David DuBois, Deputy Director Office of Servicemember Affairs

President Barack Obama signed an executive order Monday that will automatically apply a six percent interest rate cap to eligible federal student loan borrowers under the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act, SCRA, without the need for additional paperwork. In October 2012, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau published The Next Front, a report that identified troubling trends…

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OCONUS EFMP process explained, ACS shares news

Posted June 13, 2014 by Audrey Peterson-Hosto

EFMP overseas screening processes explained ACS personnel want to clarify the key players and their associated roles under the Army Exceptional Family Member Program. EFMP is composed of three components — ACS, medical and personnel. Each component plays an integral role to ensure program success. When a Soldier not enrolled in the EFMP receives an…

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Army Cyber Command, Army Guard sign memorandum to integrate cyber protection team

Posted June 13, 2014 by Mike Milord

Army Cyber Command, or ARCYBER, and Second Army and the Army National Guard, or ARNG, signed a memorandum of understanding June 5 that provides for an ARNG cyber protection team to align with Army Cyber Command and Second Army. The agreement is designed to integrate ARNG cyber, cyber enabling capabilities and capacity into full spectrum…

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Military Intelligence – Moment in MI history

Posted June 13, 2014 by Ruth Quinn, Staff Historian

William Friedman – master code-breaker Property of U.S. Army William Friedman, a pioneer in the field of Army cryptanalysis, is shown in this 1950s photo. In 1933, an American businessman paid $100,000 for the North American rights to a German-made cipher machine invented in 1924. The machine was touted by its inventor as absolutely indecipherable….

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TRADOC recognizes Army’s best instructors

Posted June 6, 2014 by Anthony O’Bryant

FORT EUSTIS, Va. — U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command recognized the best instructors in the Army during a ceremony in the Morelli Auditorium here, May 30. During the ceremony, Gen. David Perkins, commanding general of U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, known as TRADOC, emphasized that the instructor position is a critical job in…

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Military Intelligence – Moment in MI history

Posted June 6, 2014 by Ruth Quinn, Staff Historian

Col. Ethan Allen Hitchcock forms Mexican Spy Company June 5, 1847 The young West Point cadet raised his right hand on July 17, 1817, and swore this oath: “I, Ethan Allen Hitchcock, appointed a Third Lieutenant of Artillery in the Army of the United States, do solemnly swear, or affirm, that I will bear true…

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D-Day paratrooper remembers historic jump ahead of 70th anniversary

Posted June 5, 2014 by Lisa Ferdinando

Veteran paratrooper Jim “Pee Wee” Martin, who jumped into Normandy on D-Day, returned to coastal France to mark the 70th anniversary of the invasion that changed the course of World War II.

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